"My mom's eyes welled with tears. She took my hand, and squeezed it tight." (p.39) Chapter 3 This shows the grief Sally Jackson had when she talked about Percy's dad leaving before Percy was born.
Character vs. Technology
"The story made me feel hollow, and guilty too. A girl my age had sacrificed herself to save her friends." (p. 115) Chapter 8 This shows that when Percy was looking at the tree he was thinking of the girl and how she sacrificed so much to help save others lives. Also what he could have done to save his mom.
Character vs. Nature
"Percy," he said. " Don't be discouraged about leaving Yancy. It's...it's for the best." (p.21) said Mr. Brunner/ Chiron Chapter 2 This shows that Percy was discouraged and confused about why he was expelled out of Yancy, how the Yancy community was going to react, and what his mom was going to think.
Character vs. Character
"A weird bellowing noise rose up again somewhere behind us, closer than before. Whatever was chasing us was still on our trail." (p. 45) Chapter 4 This shows how they were in a car trying to get away from creature following them.
"She sat up, eyes wide, and said, "Hurricane." (p.42) said Sally Jackson Chapter 3 This shows how Sally was nervous about the storm.
"Hey!" I screamed, waving the jacket, running to one side of the monster. "hey, stupid! Ground beef!" "Raaaarrrrr!" The monster..." (p.53-54) said Percy and the Minotaur Chapter 4 This shows how he got energy and fought the Minotaur.